Paratech is rescue to the core. Our products are designed for rescue with a focus on strength and ease of use in the harshest environments.
Fire & Rescue
With our ear to the ground, Paratech designs manufactures and tests everything we make to ensure our products are always at the ready. We listen, use and react. Constant interaction with end-users and our extremely experienced team keep Paratech products continually evolving and the first pick for rescue personnel around the world.
Strength, durability, and ease of use form the basis of what we design around. Every product is tested to the highest standard. Our Engineering Department’s motto is, “Design, Test, Refine, Repeat until Ready.” Massive amounts of pride go into every detail starting with Engineering going all the way to packing product to ship.
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This multipurpose kit is designed to handle numerous functions in ARFF. Includes a cutting bit designed to cut aircraft windshields and canopies, a cutting bit to cut sheet metal, a plug driver bit and neoprene plugs for leak sealing, piercing nozzle that can penetrate the GLARE composite skin as well as, CFRP (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic).View Product
The SPF Hooligan is a single-piece forged (SPF) tool intended to exceed FDNY specifications for their primary handheld forcible entry tools. It is the very first redesigned, (features included) single piece Halligan type tool.View Product
The world’s only unitary weave, dual-chambered Air Lifting Bag. Perfect for high lifts and heavy loads, the Multiforce Air Lifting Bag is the simplest, safest, most powerful way to lift.View Product
Heavy Vehicle Extrication Kit (HVEK) is designed to tackle nearly any vehicle rescue scene, from light-duty passenger vehicles to a tractor-trailer underrides, to a full-on train derailment. With a full complement of heavy-duty LongShore stabilization struts, Multiforce Air Lifting Bags, Hydrafusion hydraulic struts, chains, chain binders, cribbing and more, the HVEK is ready for anything.View Product
AcmeThread StrutDriver is a medium duty lifting device integrated into our extremely strong and versatile AcmeThread Rescue Strut. Safe, Easy, Fast Lifting with a 6,000 lbs (2,721 kg) lifting capacity.View Product
The LongShore and AcmeThread shoring systems are the strongest and most comprehensively versatile shoring systems in the world. With dozens of bases to fit any nearly any situation, there is nothing rescuers can’t tackle. As the flagship structural shoring systems, the AcmeThread and LongShore shoring systems have been through extensive testing and use in USAR throughout the world. Built to exceed the capabilities of wood shoring, Paratech structural shoring is stronger, easier, and quicker.View Product
Support immense loads with the High Strength Structural Kit using 3 LongShore Struts laced together for 3X the tabulated load capacity of a single LongShore Strut of the same length. The HSSK can be used to quickly reinforce compromised structures.View Product
Paratech’s man & machine kit covers areas of production, maintenance and rescue. The air lifting bags and control equipment (all contained in one convenient package) included in the kit are so versatile and easy to use that you will wonder what you did before you had them!View Product
Legendary Reliability™ across all fields
Paratech is the industry leader in Air Lifting Bags with top quality traditional flat bags while also leading the way with entirely new innovative designs. Paratech Air Lifting Bags are made of the highest quality materials to provide peak performance and with dozens of 'ease of use' design choices.
For more than 50 years Paratech has set the standard for high quality heavy-duty forcible entry tools. These tools are designed to pry, pound, puncture, twist and cut open or remove all types of barriers between emergency personnel and the life they are saving. From our popular full line of Hooligan Tools to our powerful Percussive Rescue Tool (PRT), to our compact & versatile Pry-Axe, Paratech has led the way in design and manufacturing of dependable and unstoppable forcible entry tools.
Paratech Pod Systems (Tri, Bi and Mono) are the strongest high angle systems available. All kits come with a carrying case and all of the bases needed. Use AcmeThread or LongShore Struts and Extenstions to create a system for your desired length. Paratech's elevator rescue equipment can lock down an elevator car or securely attach to an elevator entry door casing for rope rescue down the elevator shaft.
From breaking concrete to cutting the remains of a melted tanker shell apart, Paratech delivers the punch.
The Paratech Damage Control System (DCS) brings maritime damage control shoring into the 21st century. Speed, strength, flexibility and capability are the hallmarks of Paratech’s DCS . Everything about the system has been designed to simplify the difficult task of damage control shoring and improve response time.
The Special Mission Tender (SMT) is a rescue response trailer containing equipment packages for Trench Rescue, USAR or both. It's a one-stop-shop for everything you need for rescue, organized for quick mobile response.
Paratech's Rescue Support Systems for Structural Collapse consists of a full array of vertical shoring equipment and raker shores. With the Absolute Raker, Paratech has the only fully mechanical raker shore available. Absolutely no wood is needed for cross-bracing. Standard Rakers (with wood cross-bracing) are still available as well as upgrade kits, Expansion Kits, and Flying Raker Kits. Urban Search and Rescue Teams around the world rely on the strength and simplicity of Paratech's Structural Shoring equipment to successfully accomplish rescues safely and efficiently. Test
Paratech offers a 2-day, 3-day and week-long training courses to enhance your department’s capabilities with Paratech equipment. We will discuss, demonstrate, and perform techniques for real world applications. The training will be performed by certified Instructors that have gone through a rigorous Paratech training program that enables them to provide the finest instruction on Paratech products available.
Paratech offers void fill cushions, pneumatic control equipment and shoring struts for trench rescue. Paratech's strut systems are unrivaled in strength and simplicity, making them perfect for trench rescue scenarios.
Vehicle stabilization is the first step in extrication. Paratech offers a wide range of stabilization solutions from passenger cars to fully loaded tractor trailers and even locomotives.